- Leading Community Services Organisation
- Competitive sector remuneration and salary packaging benefits
- Full-time, Permanent position, Based in Horsham
About the opportunity
The Team Leader Clinical Services provides direct service to young people, secondary consultation for staff, supervision of a small staffing group and authoritative Team Leadership. The position plays a critical role in the maintenance of effective clinical governance assessment and delivery of services for young people relevant to quality and safety standards.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
- Supervision of Clinicians within headspace Horsham.
- Youth engagement, intake, counselling, referral, advocacy, and care coordination.
- Maintaining a full client case load in line with the Youth Enhanced service agreement.
- Providing secondary consultation for all centre staff.
- Establishing and maintaining effective referral pathways in and out of headspace Horsham for young people with complex requirements.
About headspace Horsham
Headspace Horsham is operated by Uniting Vic Tas. Headspace provides counselling and support to young people from 12 – 25 years. The service covers issues such as relationships, drug and alcohol, mental health, bullying, anxiety, depression, bad thoughts, and uncertainty about future plans. The centre is a safe zone for young people to drop in, check it out or talk to a youth counsellor.
What’s on offer
Be a part of the new leadership group at headspace Horsham and while we ask that you work from the office to enhance our supportive and collaborative team culture, you will have flexibility with your working hours.
In addition to a $100k salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits. There is also an option for additional purchased leave to increase your annual leave entitlements.
Relocation assistance is available if required.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Tertiary level qualifications in an allied health discipline including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling, 4+2 or 5+1 pathway), mental health nursing or occupational therapy. Mental Health Nurses must be a Registered Nurse (Division 1).
- In addition to tertiary qualifications, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses must have completed additional mental health specific training or endorsement in mental health.
- Current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or current full membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
- Demonstrated experience being accountable for clinical governance structures and service development, with a focus on continuous quality improvement.
- Extensive experience in evidence based and best practice clinical triage, assessment, treatment, referral and case management with specific skills in the early identification of emerging mental health issues and the development and implementation of plans for young people.
- Experience working with clients who have severe and complex mental health issues, as well as young people at risk of suicide and violence.
- Demonstrated experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical case review and performance management processes.
Get in touch
For more information or confidential discussion, please contact Josh Koenig, Executive Officer – Western Community Services: [email protected]
How to apply
If this sounds like you, please apply now by uploading the below as part of your application.
- Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role as per the position description.
- Current Resume
Applications close on 19 September 2023. Shortlisting and interviews may commence prior to the closing date.
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.